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Okay, my DD will be 4 months next Thursday. She is not rolling over on the floor yet-she did it on our bed on Sunday, but doesn't want to have anything to do with it on the floor.<br><br>
I'm in panic mode.<br><br>
When did your babe roll over and any suggestions as to what to do to encourage her?
 

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dd rolled over at almost 11 months ... talk abt panic mode<br><br>
she still doesnt roll from tummy to back only back to tummy for a millisecond before she sits up or crawls<br><br>
i know my dd is late but there are lots of moms here who's babies rolled over after yours. they're all different<br><br>
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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"> I wouldn't worry mama, all babies are different! btw when my ds started rolling around, he did it for about a weekend then stopped for a week or so!
 

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I'm not sure about rolling over, DD hasn't got there yet. But she started to roll to her side about 2 weeks ago and than just stopped! I was hoping it would develope into more. They like to keep you guessing thats for sure.
 

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My dd is 5mos on saturday and she still hasn't rolled over. She rolls on her side and then looses interest. But she just cut two bottom teeth and chats up a baby talk storm all day long. When she is on her tummey she trys to crawl and manages to squirm places. Compared to my first she is behind in her gross motor but her fine moter skills are way ahead of my first. She's been reaching for things for a month now and passes objects from one hand to another. At first I worried but then looked at all the things she can do. I suppose they will do all the things they need to when they are ready, not when we are. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Don't panic - all babes are different, she'll do it when she's good and ready. If she's like mine, she just figures "why should I roll (or crawl in my dd's case) when someone is always there to pick me up and get me where I want to go!" Eventually she'll be rolling all over the place and you'll miss the days when she was easy to keep track of :LOL
 

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Ditto everyone else...my DS did it just over 4 months, but I know lots of kids who took a bit longer, or a lot longer. I used to coach him a little bit, help him to roll over when he tried to and couldn't, just to give him the idea. But some kids just like hangin' out! I want one of those this time I think...DS crawled @ 5 mos, started walking 3 wks ago, and is ALWAYS at top speed...
 

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I think some of it has to do with personality... some babies are going to be energetic kids and just want to *move* earlier, some are more laid back and are willing to be carried around longer. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> My 2nd ds is only 5 wks old, but I have a feeling he's going to roll, crawl, and walk later than my 1st ds did, because he's much more laid back.
 

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I second what Kkmama said. My daughter is 8 mos old (and very laid back) and has yet to successfully roll over. My actuve son was rolling over at 4 mos old.<br><br>
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my gosh, do not panic!<br>
every baby develops at their own pace!<br>
my ds#1 rolled over around 4.5 months, my ds#2 just started at 3 months...<br>
my friends 5.5 month old just started rolling over...<br>
all perfectly fine and normal!<br><br>
also~ my cousin walked at 7 months, I walked at 9 months, ds#1 walked at 13 months...<br><br>
just as babies begin talking at many different ages...<br><br>
remember we are all unique<br>
we all learn at different paces, eat at different paces, need various amounts of sleep...<br>
some of us are fast and energetic, others are laid back, easy going, relaxed...<br><br>
just don't panic
 

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my guy just started rolling over, both tummy to back and back to tummy, last week. Don't worry, mama. But, easier said than done, esp when you hear other mamas talk abt what their baby is doing and yours isnt. I have a friend who's baby is waaaaay ahead. Like 2 wks older than mine and already trying to pull up - and she is really close to being sucessful!!!! I have seen this w/my own eyes! They do things at their own pace. I read a post from a mama here a bit ago and I really like what she said. It's helped me to be okay w/him reaching his milestones when he's ready. She said when she was worried abt her baby not walking yet, a friend asked her if she had ever seen an adult, barring a medical reason, not be able to walk? Well, of course the answer is no, so you know they had to learn sometime :LOL.
 

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Nik is 8 months and while he has rolled over he doesn't do it very often at all (like once a month for the last 3 months lol!). He has been sitting up on his own since about 5 months and refuses to crawl....instead he scoots around on his butt. He would much rather be upright (sitting or having momma "walk" him) than crawling or rolling. They all develop at such different rates....don't worry!!<br><br>
I believe that if your baby is really devopmentally challenged (and not just going at their own rate) most mommas have a "feeling" that something is wrong. If you don't have that gut-wrenching bad feeling, everything is probably just fine. Most babies who are devopmentally challenged have more than one (usually many) skills delayed. Hugs!
 

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My dd just started rolling over at two and a half months and I was shocked she did it so early....so I looked it up online and all the websites on development milestones say that babies roll over between 4-6 months typically. So you are still within the 'normal' range.<br><br>
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